The West Wing of the White House was temporarily evacuated Saturday morning after a minor electrical problem set off a smoke alarm, a White House official said.
A May 11, 2013 photo shows the North Portico of the White House in Washington, DC. The West Wing of the White House was temporarily evacuated Saturday morning after someone reported smoke coming out of a closet, US media reported.
"Early this am, an electrical transformer near the West Wing malfunctioned and set off a smoke alarm in the West Wing. The transformer problem was quickly resolved.
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